Posts Tagged 'money management'

2019 Was the “Biggest Year Yet” for Buy Now, Pay Later

January 29, 2020 | Posted under: Money Advice

2019 Was the “Biggest Year Yet” for Buy Now, Pay Later 2019 was the “biggest year yet” for shoppers looking to spread the cost of their online purchases over several weeks, with providers Klarna UK, ClearPay and LayBuy taking their combined number of UK users past the 7 million mark, according to the BBC. The opportunity for growth in the UK was so prominent that it even encouraged Gary Rohloff, co-founder of BNPL company LayBuy, to relocate his family from their home in New…

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What is Kakeibo? And how can it help you save money?

January 20, 2020 | Posted under: Money Advice

What is Kakeibo? And how can it help you save money? Learn how to save money in the UK with this Japanese budgeting and money-saving technique Learning how to start saving money is up there with one of the most difficult things to do when managing your finances. Whether you’re saving for a deposit on a new house, a down payment on a new car or even a new pair of trainers, it isn’t always as easy as ‘putting money away for a rainy day’ (especially in the UK). There are a number…

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Best online money saving and management apps and tools 2020

January 9, 2020 | Posted under: Money Advice

Best online money saving and management apps and tools 2020 If you find the process of organising your finances a bit dull, or so overwhelming that you don't know where to start, then you may be interested in the growing trend for personal finance apps and online tools. One of the many benefits of smartphones is that they provide a great platform for developers to create tools that can make your life easier, and this is becoming ever more apparent in the world of online banking and money management. These…

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Mis-sold SIPPs - what you need to know to make a claim

January 18, 2019 | Posted under: Money Advice

Mis-sold SIPPs – what you need to know to make a claim If you have been told by a pension advisor to move your savings into a SIPP (Self-Invested Personal Pension), you may been mis-sold. Read our guide to learn more about the latest mis-selling scandal to hit the UK... The mis-selling of pensions is fast becoming the next big mis-selling scandal to hit UK consumers, following the billions that have been paid out for mis-sold PPI in the past few years. Claims for mis-sold SIPPs led…

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Most affordable UK cities for students revealed

August 22, 2018 | Posted under: Money Advice

Most affordable UK cities for students revealed New study by NatWest reveals the most affordable university cities in the UK, based on how much students spend on basics like food, drink, rent and bills. NatWest have updated their Student Living Index for 2018, revealing how students are spending their money and what cities offer the best when it comes to the cost of living. This is the fifth year in a row NatWest has published student cost of living data, which this year is drawn from a survey of…

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PPI claims increase by 40% as deadline to make a claim looms

April 20, 2018 | Posted under: Money Advice

PPI claims increase by 40% as deadline to make a claim loomsNew figures reveal the number of new PPI claims went up 40% in the second half of 2017, due to a new TV advertising campaign alerting people to the 29 August 2019 deadline. New data shows that 1.5 million people in the UK complained about mis-sold Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) in the second half of 2017 - the highest level of new PPI claims in four years. The rise was mostly thanks to a new advertising campaign launched by the FCA…

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How much does life insurance cost? The average cost of life insurance in the UK

April 16, 2018 | Posted under: Life Insurance

How much does life insurance cost? The average cost of life insurance in the UK The cost of life insurance depends on a host of factors, but to give you an idea on how much you might pay per month for life insurance cover, we have carried out research on a number of policies.The cost of life insurance depends on a host of factors - which we will go into in more detail below - but to give you an idea on how much you might pay per month for life insurance cover, we have carried out research on a number…

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How much do UK music festivals cost? - Survey results

September 27, 2017 | Posted under: Money Advice

How much do UK music festivals cost? – Survey results Along with BBQs, picnics and evenings spent in beer gardens, musical festivals are synonymous with the Great British Summer. Every year there are more and more summer music festivals for the UK music-lover to choose from, but as festivals have become big-business for the organisers they are getting ever more expensive for festival-goers up and down the country. With the festival season now over for another year, we asked over 2,000 people…

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Parent’s summer spending survey 2017

August 31, 2017 | Posted under: Money Advice

Parent’s summer spending survey 2017 Now that the summer holidays are over and the kids are back at school, it’s a good time to take stock of what we did over the summer and how much we spent while doing it. Summer is the perfect time for days out with the family, and we want to know what you parents got up to with the kids this year. Take part in the survey below and enter our prize draw to win a £100 Amazon voucher.*   THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.       *Prize…

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Logbook loans

June 28, 2017 | Posted under: Money Advice

Logbook loans – everything you need to knowLogbook loans are growing in popularity in the UK, as they offer many people a viable alternative to payday loans. Here we outline exactly what a logbook loan is, how to get one, how to pay one back and how to get the best deal… What is a logbook loan? Top logbook loan lenders How much can I borrow? How much does a logbook loan cost? Why take out a logbook loan? Logbook loans – what you need to know… Logbook loans FAQs What is a…

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